Permalink: https://www.media.greenpeace.org/archive/Reddish-Egret-flies-over-the-Gulf-of-Mexico-covered-in-Oil-27MZIFI31TP6.htmlConceptually similarDead Oiled Bird in LouisianaGP022Z8Completed★★★★Oiled Egret in LouisianaGP023FRCompleted★★★★Birds' Colonies in LouisianaGP022LJCompleted★★★★Birds' Colonies in LouisianaGP022LKCompleted★★★★Birds' Colonies in LouisianaGP022LLCompleted★★★★Oil from Oil Rig Disaster in LouisianaGP0239VCompleted★★★★★★Crab on Oiled Beach in LouisianaGP022KLCompleted★★★★Birds' Colonies in LouisianaGP022LICompleted★★★★Crab on Oiled Beach in LouisianaGP022KHCompleted★★★★View AllGP029JYReddish Egret flies over the Gulf of Mexico covered in OilAn oiled reddish egret near the water in Grand Isle. Oil from the damaged Deepwater Horizon wellhead began washing up on the resort beaches of Louisiana exactly one month after the drilling unit exploded.Locations:Louisiana-North America-United States of AmericaDate:20 May, 2010Credit:© United States Coast Guard / Patrick KelleyMaximum size:3775px X 2507pxRestrictions:This image released by the United States Coast Guard through the Deepwater Horizon oil spill response Unified Command. Okay for Greenpeace use. Mandatory credit: United States Coast Guard/Patrick Kelley - No SALESKeywords:Birds-Bridges-British Petroleum (BP)-Day-Egrets-Flying-KWCI (GPI)-Oceans (campaign title)-Oceans (topography)-Oil (fossil fuel)-Oil (Industry)-Oil spills-Outdoors-Resorts-Sunny-Toxics (campaign title)Shoot:Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig DisasterScenes from the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. The BP leased, Transocean mobile offshore drilling platform was engulfed in flames after an explosion April 20 and sank in 5,000 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico. Eleven workers died. Oil gushed from the deepwater wellhead into the Gulf of Mexico for more than 100 days until a relief well was drilled and the leaking well clogged with mud.